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2024 Cave Canem Fellowship Application

Since 1996, Cave Canem has awarded fellowships to more than 500 Black poets. Cave Canem Fellows are among the most distinguished poets in the field, not only as recipients of…

2023 Derricotte/Eady Prize Application

Since 2015, Cave Canem has collaborated with O, Miami to spotlight exceptional chapbook-length manuscripts by Black poets. The winner of the prize receives a $1000 award, publication of their manuscript…

Regional Workshop Reading | Oakland

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (PT) Reception at 6:30 p.m. (PT) Oakstop Broadway; Broadway Gallery Suite 1721 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612 Join devorah major’s final Cave Canem Fall Workshop session,…

Regional Workshop Reading | NYC

Reception with light refreshments at 6:30 p.m. (ET) Cave Canem Headquarters 20 Jay Street, 310A, Brooklyn, NY 11201 Join Bakar Wilson’s final Cave Canem Fall Workshop session, for a reading…

Starshine & Clay Fellowship Application

Cave Canem and EcoTheo Collective are pleased to announce the 2024 Starshine and Clay Fellowship. Developed in 2020, this initiative provides financial and developmental support to emerging Black poets. Named…

I bhFad IgCéin

Irish Arts Center, 2nd Floor 726 11th Avenue, New York, NY, 10019 Cave Canem has partnered with Poetry Ireland in its International Residencies program, I bhFad igCéin (Far Afield), to…

2024 Spring Season – To Be Announced

You won't want to miss Cave Canem's upcoming 2024 Spring Season! From new regional workshop locations, to new programming, to prize announcements, this season will be one to remember. Our…

Application: Regional Workshop | NYC

Application period: January 15 to February 21 Open to Black NYC-area residents Workshops held March 25 - May 20, 2024 | Mondays, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (ET) Workshops take…

Off the Chain | Cave Canem Fellowship Reading

The Blue Room 1600 East 18th Street, Kansas City, MO 64108 Experience our annual Off-Site Fellows Reading at AWP (Association of Writers & Writing Programs) 2024 in Kansas City! This…